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Music Under The Bridge: PDX Pop Now! Hits Portland

OPB | July 22, 2016

Portland's free, all-ages music festival under the Hawthorne Bridge features everything from jazzy hip-hop to doom metal. It runs through July 24.

Oregon's Largest Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 15 Years

OPB | July 17, 2016

The growing bluegrass music scene in the Pacific Northwest stays alive with the Northwest String Summit celebrating its 15th year at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon.

Portland Residents Capitalize On Pokémon Go

OPB | July 15, 2016

Portland-area residents are capitalizing on Pokémon Go as a business venture, providing services like personal drivers, professional trainers, egg hatchers and more.

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Imago Theatre To Sell Its Historic Portland Building Amid Rising Costs

OPB | July 12, 2016 8:45 p.m.

Best known for the long-running family show “Frogz,” the Portland theater mainstay will sell its east side building.

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Oregon Country Fair Preserves Its Past While Looking To The Future

OPB | July 9, 2016 9 a.m.

If the dream of the '90s is alive in Portland, then every July the dream of the late '60s dusts off the cosmic cobwebs and gives peace, love and harmony another whirl in Veneta, Oregon.  

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Sculpting Olympians: Artist Displays Work At Trials In Eugene

OPB | July 8, 2016 3:31 p.m.

Mike Leckie is back for the third time to the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, with his bas-relief sculptures inspired by Olympic athletes.  

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Where To Have A Blast On The Fourth Of July In The Northwest

OPB | July 1, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Here are some of the Northwest’s top Fourth of July celebrations, offering everything from Main Street parades to glittering fireworks displays.

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5 Musical Acts To See At Portland's Waterfront Blues Fest

OPB | July 1, 2016 7 a.m.

The annual Waterfront Blues Fest returns to Portland, bringing with it some of the world's best musicians to the banks of the Willamette River.

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Sale Of Portland’s Oldest Studio Co-Op Displaces Dozens Of Artists

OPB | June 26, 2016 1:15 p.m.

For nearly 40 years, artists have worked out of the historic Troy Laundry Building. Now the building has a new owner, and most of those artists are searching for new homes.

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World Naked Bike Ride: 'The Freest Feeling'

OPB | June 26, 2016 1:24 a.m. | Portland

The World Naked Bike Ride, an annual staple and Portland favorite, sent thousands of nude cyclists rolling through Portland to promote safety, positivity and unity.

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Portland Shows Its Colors At Annual Pride Parade

OPB | June 19, 2016 1:45 p.m. | Portland

One week after 49 people were gunned down at an Orlando LGBTQ nightclub, thousands turned out in Downtown Portland for the Pride festival.  

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English Pea And White Bean Salad Kicks Spring Into High Gear

OPB | May 27, 2016 9:15 a.m.

Savor this easy, flavorful English Pea And White Bean Salad With Spring Herb Chimichurri from the new "Portland Farmers Market Cookbook."

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Listen Now: A Political Playlist For The Oregon Primary

OPB | May 17, 2016 4 a.m.

Here's a playlist of some of the great politically tinged tunes that have hit airwaves and beyond during previous election cycles, which, believe it or not, might still be relevant to this one.

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